The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF)
The IGF supports more than 75 nations committed to leveraging mining for sustainable development to ensure that negative impacts are limited and financial benefits are shared. It is devoted to optimizing the benefits of mining to achieve poverty reduction, inclusive growth, social development, and environmental stewardship. The Secretariat's cornerstone Mining Policy Framework outlines best practices underpins the IGF's work on six focus areas:
- Legal and Policy Environment
- Financial Benefit Optimization
- Socioeconomic Benefit Optimization
- Environmental Management
- Post-Mining Transition
- Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining
Deputy Director, IGF
Executive Director, IISD Europe; Senior Director, Economic Law & Policy
Senior Policy Advisor and Lead, ECP
Senior Policy Advisor, Tax and Extractives
Outreach Manager and Law Advisor, IGF
Mianú Ortega Trujillo
Suzy H. Nikièma
Lead, Sustainable Investment
Lead, Tax and Extractives
Policy Advisor, Tax and Extractives
Policy Advisor, Tax and Extractives
Gender Equality Advisor
Gender in Mining Governance: An annotated bibliography for artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM)
This annotated bibliography lists key resources on the topic of gender and artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM).
Gendered Impacts of COVID-19 on Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM)
The report includes cases studies from Zimbabwe, Peru, and the Philippines and outlines some key principles for a more inclusive and equitable sector.
IGF Case Study: Achieving a Successful Post-Mining Transition With Renewable Energy
This report examines how two former mine sites were converted to into spaces generating renewable energy.
Impact of New Mining Technologies on Large-Scale and Artisanal Mining in Burkina Faso
This IGF New Tech New Deal case study of Burkina Faso examines labour and other impacts of new mining technology in large-scale and artisanal mining.
Impact of New Mining Technologies on Local Procurement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
This IGF New Tech, New Deal case study of Democratic Republic of Congo examines the implications for local suppliers and policy options for governments.
IGF Case Study: Mine Waste Management
These case studies review how legal frameworks on mine waste management are working and show how they align with leading international practice.
IGF Case Study: Mine Water Management
Following an overview of important components of watershed management, the two case studies show how each jurisdiction has evolved and is making improvements.
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